Local Basketball Coach Fired For Not Reporting Bullying Incident

February 1, 2013 Updated Feb 1, 2013 at 2:13 PM EDT

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Local Basketball Coach Fired For Not Reporting Bullying Incident

February 1, 2013 Updated Feb 1, 2013 at 2:13 PM EDT

A local basketball coach has been fired after not reporting a bullying incident, according to the school superintendent.

Royaltion-Hartland girls basketball coach Don Baker failed to report an incident that occurred in the girls locker room on January 18th.

In result of the incident, several students were suspended.

The incident was reported to coach Baker by a player that night, but Baker did not report it in a timely fashion as required by law.